Parks

Aroostook County

  • Community Park 128 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-7111
    • Baseball fields, disc golf, a playground, and much more!
  • Houlton Parks & Recreation Department  128 Main St, Houlton, Maine 04730 | (207) 532-1310
    • With tennis and basketball courts, the Houlton Rec Department can also answer questions regarding Houlton parks and activities!
  • Monument Park Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Containing a civil war statue that is over a hundred years old!
  • Pierce Park 10 Lee Ct, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Home of the Boy and the Boot!
  • Portage Lake Public Beach & Playground W Rd, Portage Lake, ME 04768
    • Popular public beach located near the center of town.
  • Riverside Pavilion and Park 49 Limestone Rd, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 | (207) 472-3800
    • This park is a great picnic spot because of its scenic location on the Aroostook River, covered picnic tables, charcoal grills, and adjacent playground.

Downeast Maine

  • Castine Baseball Fields Wadsworth Cove Rd, Castine, ME 04421
    • The Castine Baseball Fields are actually located within Fort George Park, within what was once Fort George. A fun little side activity if you want to get some exercise and enjoy the fresh air!
  • Castine Tennis Court  200 Battle Ave, Castine, ME 04421 | (207) 326-9548
    • Part of Castine Golf Club, the Castine Tennis Courts are open to the public and allow people of all ages to enjoy the wonderful sport of tennis. Lessons are available if you book ahead of time, and are held between the middle of June and Labor Day.
  • Horton Emerson Park Water St, Blue Hill, ME 04614
    • Featuring a sculpture by Japanese artist Nitoshi Tanaka, this “pocket park” was designed to add more green space to the center of Blue Hill.
  • Machias River Park 2 Kilton Ln, Machias, ME 04654 | (207) 255-4500
    • This property was used for centuries by settlers for salt hay production and raising cattle. In 2013, it was developed into a public space with over 2 miles of hiking trails and a wide variety of habitat perspectives.
  • Wild Blueberry Land 1067 US-1, Columbia Falls, ME 04623 | (207) 483-3884
    • Farmer and chef have teamed up and created the wonderful Wild Blueberry Land in 2001! Dell and Marie Emerson have built up quite the destination here in Columbia Falls, offering not only a unique architectural marvel, but a blueberry museum and shop that features delicious blueberry sweets.

Western Maine

  • Bass Park 36 Lake Rd, Wilton, ME 04294
    • This public playground and park is a great place to stretch your legs and get some sunshine! The park has a great view of Wilson Lake and hosts live music events in the summer.
  • Bradley Park 479 Main St, Fryeburg, ME 04037
    • This lovely park is located right downtown in Fryeburg and hosts free concerts in the summer. Stop here for some fresh air or a picnic! The historic Marion Parsons House is also located just across the street.
  • Kineowatha Park 14 Shea St, Wilton, ME 04294 | (207) 645-4825
    • This public park, maintained by the Town of Wilton, is a great place for a family picnic, with its public beach on Wilson Lake, sports fields, cookout area, playground, and walking trails.
  • Lake Pennesseewassee Park Rte 118, Norway, ME 04286
    • This public park, maintained by the Town of Norway, offers a beach and boat launch, volleyball and basketball courts, and a great playground and picnic area right alongside Lake Pennesseewassee!
  • Maggie’s Nature Park 290 Greenwood Rd, Greenwood, ME 04255
    • This 3.2 mile trail network offers an easy-to-moderate forested hike with several beautiful scenic viewpoints.
  • McLaughlin Garden & Homestead 97 Main St, South Paris, ME 04281 | (207) 743-8820
    • This historic garden is one of the most beloved public gardens in Maine. For over 80 years the garden has offered a quiet place to visit and appreciate a wide variety of interesting native and imported plants and flowers. Nowadays the garden also offers events, classes, and plant sales, which are not-to-be-missed!
  • Mexico Rec Park Mexico, ME 04257
    • This spacious town park offers grilling sites and access to the Swift River. Stop here for the perfect family picnic spot!
  • North Jay White Granite Park 14 Woodman Hill Rd, Jay, ME 04239
    • This lovely park is situated near an old quarry that produced granite used to build Portland’s city hall, among many other buildings. The park offers a picnic area in a beautiful orchard, as well as an easy trail to a small area of the quarry that is still being worked today.
  • Pine Island Park Riley Rd, Jay, ME 04239
    • This park is located on the lovely Pine Island in the middle of the Androscoggin River. The park offers short trails with great river views, a boat put-in, and a picnic area.
  • Snow Falls Gorge 91 ME-26, West Paris, ME 04289
    • This roadside rest area offers views of a beautiful waterfall and a small hiking trail.

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